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# community - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Opinion: Why British media coverage of Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview could backfire
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

Opinion: Why British media coverage of Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview could backfire

Mar 9th 2021, 1:15 PM 63,963 Views 54 Comments

University of Westminster Professor Steven Barnett says the UK media is on the attack because Harry and Meghan threaten its economic reliance on Royal coverage.

# community - Thursday 24 September, 2020

'The club game is absolutely the foundation on which the pro game is built'
# Community
From The42
# Community

'The club game is absolutely the foundation on which the pro game is built'

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 8,958 Views 4 Comments

The new provincial Energia Community Series kicks off around the country this weekend.

# community - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Ireland’s first ever Hindu Temple opens today in Dublin
# Walkinstown
# Walkinstown

Ireland’s first ever Hindu Temple opens today in Dublin

Aug 22nd 2020, 6:45 AM 59,852 Views 69 Comments

The new temple will serve Ireland’s growing Hindu community, who have previously had to rent out spaces to meet for worship or festivals.

# community - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'We spent the last three days driving around throwing sliotars into gardens'
# Community
From The42
# Community

'We spent the last three days driving around throwing sliotars into gardens'

Mar 26th 2020, 4:04 PM 16,958 Views 2 Comments

Former Sarsfields hurler Ronan Murphy has been busy delivering 150 sliotars to children around Cork this week.

# community - Friday 30 August, 2019

'We've made absolutely massive progress... It's a credit to all the supporters that have put in the voluntary hours'
# Community
From The42
# Community

'We've made absolutely massive progress... It's a credit to all the supporters that have put in the voluntary hours'

Aug 30th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,157 Views 0 Comments

Captain Derek Pender on the progress made both on and off the pitch at Bohemians.

# community - Saturday 18 May, 2019

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything
# Carlow Arts Festival
# Carlow Arts Festival

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything

May 18th 2019, 7:00 PM 37,240 Views 24 Comments

People will be invited to put money into the pig – and the money can be spent however the community agrees to spend it.

# community - Monday 6 May, 2019

Artists say they're losing their studios and spaces as commercial development surges in Dublin
# Under Threat
# Under Threat

Artists say they're losing their studios and spaces as commercial development surges in Dublin

May 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 15,562 Views 32 Comments

They worry that rising rental prices will force cultural creative spaces to close.

# community - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Drew Harris says that extra gardaí to tackle Drogheda gang violence are not 'a flash in the pan'
# Gang Violence
# Gang Violence

Drew Harris says that extra gardaí to tackle Drogheda gang violence are not 'a flash in the pan'

May 2nd 2019, 10:26 PM 15,967 Views 25 Comments

There have been 74 feud incidents since June last year and in the last week there have been five petrol bomb attacks.

# community - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Opinion: Creative spaces are under threat so councils must be proactive to ensure that the arts survive
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Creative spaces are under threat so councils must be proactive to ensure that the arts survive

Apr 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 9,450 Views 6 Comments

Rents are sky-rocketing making spaces unaffordable for many artists. But with proper planning, we can protect the creative life of the city, writes Councillor Patrick Costello.

# community - Friday 5 April, 2019

'A massive disappointment': Tech giant withdraws from Dublin community event following gunfire in area
# Symantec
# Symantec

'A massive disappointment': Tech giant withdraws from Dublin community event following gunfire in area

Apr 5th 2019, 8:33 PM 62,008 Views 53 Comments

A lone gunman opened fire outside a school in the area on Tuesday.

# community - Sunday 24 March, 2019

'This is what it's all about': The communion wear pop-up shop demonstrating community spirit
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

'This is what it's all about': The communion wear pop-up shop demonstrating community spirit

Mar 24th 2019, 9:00 PM 14,214 Views 7 Comments

The pop-up shop is based out of the Ballymun Child and Family Resource Centre and has been helping take the financial stress out of communion season.

# community - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Ireland's Church leaders speak about 'glimmers of hope' admit the many uncertainties of the new year
# Community
# Community

Ireland's Church leaders speak about 'glimmers of hope' admit the many uncertainties of the new year

Jan 1st 2019, 3:15 PM 14,819 Views 76 Comments

A statement sees the leaders of Ireland’s different churches discussing topics like Brexit and the lack of a functioning government in Northern Ireland as causes for concern in 2019.

# community - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'I realised we really needed to get more involved': Migrants on how they're helping change Irish politics
# Voting
# Voting

'I realised we really needed to get more involved': Migrants on how they're helping change Irish politics

Oct 21st 2018, 7:00 PM 12,944 Views 88 Comments

With local and European elections coming up in May 2019, more migrants in Ireland are becoming interested in how their vote can help shape the country.

# community - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Optimism abounds as Connacht reboot for the new Friend era
# Rugby Friend
From The42
# Rugby Friend

Optimism abounds as Connacht reboot for the new Friend era

Jul 12th 2018, 3:43 PM 8,371 Views 9 Comments

The western province have high hopes they can bounce back after a poor 2017/18 season.

# community - Sunday 1 July, 2018

How to win Tidy Towns: We speak to last year's winners as they prepare to defend their title
# Birdhill
# Birdhill

How to win Tidy Towns: We speak to last year's winners as they prepare to defend their title

Jul 1st 2018, 8:00 PM 14,244 Views 3 Comments

Birdhill became national winners last year as well as earning the tidiest village award for a consecutive year after 2016.

# community - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'It's a very long day and you do feel hungry occasionally': Muslims on fasting for Ramadan
# Ramadan
# Ramadan

'It's a very long day and you do feel hungry occasionally': Muslims on fasting for Ramadan

Jun 9th 2018, 9:00 PM 26,719 Views 66 Comments

Due to the long summer days in western Europe, fasting can last up to 19 hours in some countries.

# community - Friday 16 March, 2018

Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine
# Mayo
# Mayo

Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine

Mar 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,599 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened on 9 February and gardaí are working to identify a suspect.

# community - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'I just need to keep the sea to my right' - Meet the 65-year-old Wicklow woman running the coast of Ireland
# Lap Of The Map
# Lap Of The Map

'I just need to keep the sea to my right' - Meet the 65-year-old Wicklow woman running the coast of Ireland

Feb 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 17,088 Views 16 Comments

She’s raising money for the RNLI – keep an eye out for her, if you live by the sea!

# community - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Rick and Morty and Community creator publicly apologises for harassing former colleague
# Dan Harmon
# Dan Harmon

Rick and Morty and Community creator publicly apologises for harassing former colleague

Jan 11th 2018, 6:52 PM 29,938 Views 29 Comments

Writer and producer Dan Harmon issued the public apology after being called out on social media by his former colleague, the writer Megan Ganz.

# community - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone
# Join In
# Join In

'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone

Dec 24th 2017, 11:00 AM 15,262 Views 27 Comments

This is the seventh year of her #joinin initiative which encourages those who are by themselves on Christmas Day to chat to join the online conversation for some company.

# community - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Cork kingpins hope to honour late supporter by booking All-Ireland final spot
# Playing With Sadness
From The42
# Playing With Sadness

Cork kingpins hope to honour late supporter by booking All-Ireland final spot

Nov 15th 2017, 3:39 PM 8,714 Views 0 Comments

‘He was a fantastic supporter of the club,’ manager Shane Ronayne said of Ted Linehan.

# community - Friday 1 September, 2017

Donegal clubs, community groups and businesses to get humanitarian relief following flooding
# Irish Red Cross
# Irish Red Cross

Donegal clubs, community groups and businesses to get humanitarian relief following flooding

Sep 1st 2017, 8:20 PM 9,038 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Red Cross that that it was administering two temporary emergency support schemes at the request of the government.

# community - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Here's why the backlash against Rick And Morty's female writers is unfair
# Rick And Morty
From The Daily Edge
# Rick And Morty

Here's why the backlash against Rick And Morty's female writers is unfair

Aug 13th 2017, 7:00 PM 14,488 Views 9 Comments

“I’m gonna need you to take your opinions …”

# community - Friday 28 July, 2017

'The priests are all old men now, and so are we': Heartbreak at Limerick's last male-only Mass
# The Last Supper
# The Last Supper

'The priests are all old men now, and so are we': Heartbreak at Limerick's last male-only Mass

Jul 28th 2017, 6:15 AM 39,547 Views 82 Comments

Members are disappointed that there was no vote before the decision was made to end the 150-year-old service.

# community - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again?
# Coining It
# Coining It

Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again?

Jul 15th 2017, 9:45 AM 23,543 Views 27 Comments

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox, went on trial this week over the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency.

# community - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'Arrest someone': Anger simmers as hundreds hold vigil for Grenfell victims
# London
# London

'Arrest someone': Anger simmers as hundreds hold vigil for Grenfell victims

Jul 13th 2017, 7:23 AM 7,642 Views 24 Comments

Authorities say that some of the victims may never be found due to the scale of destruction caused by the fire.

# community - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'
# Rain Or Shine
# Rain Or Shine

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'

Jul 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 24,256 Views 5 Comments

We talk to members of the die-hard community of swimmers who come to the Dublin spot every day.

# community - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place

Mar 30th 2017, 1:47 PM 31,547 Views 9 Comments

The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.

# community - Thursday 12 January, 2017

'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown
# This Is Jobstown
# This Is Jobstown

'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown

Jan 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 38,000 Views 59 Comments

The documentary focuses on some key characters in the community – and their struggles.

# community - Friday 9 December, 2016

More jobs, less crime: Limerick's regeneration is working
# Long-term Plan
# Long-term Plan

More jobs, less crime: Limerick's regeneration is working

Dec 9th 2016, 5:28 PM 11,431 Views 27 Comments

A plan was undertaken in 2014 to improve the city socially and economically.

# community - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Nuns, VIPs and GAA stars: Behind the scenes at Knock Airport
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Nuns, VIPs and GAA stars: Behind the scenes at Knock Airport

Nov 6th 2016, 10:00 AM 14,492 Views 9 Comments

A new six-part series looks at what goes on in the airport during its 30th year.

# community - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

"Everyone is deeply upset" - Mayo village in shock after deaths of two pensioners in tragic circumstances
# Irishtown
# Irishtown

"Everyone is deeply upset" - Mayo village in shock after deaths of two pensioners in tragic circumstances

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:25 AM 48,915 Views 7 Comments

The bodies of Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald were discovered at their home in Knockadoon, near Irishtown, yesterday afternoon.

# community - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Shock as couple who were 'pillars of the community' found dead in Mayo
# Irishtown
# Irishtown

Shock as couple who were 'pillars of the community' found dead in Mayo

Nov 1st 2016, 11:36 PM 45,712 Views 26 Comments

Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald were found dead in their home in Knockadoon today – a community reacts to the tragic news.

# community - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

"A fabulous, happy day" - 100 reasons to get on board TheJournal.ie Journeys
# Journal Journeys
# Journal Journeys

"A fabulous, happy day" - 100 reasons to get on board TheJournal.ie Journeys

Sep 21st 2016, 9:10 PM 9,078 Views 1 Comment

We have partnered with Irish Rail to give almost 5,000 return trips away to worthy community groups like these…

WIN: Free trips for 100 groups with TheJournal.ie and Irish Rail
# Journal Journeys
# Journal Journeys

WIN: Free trips for 100 groups with TheJournal.ie and Irish Rail

Sep 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 15,279 Views 1 Comment

We are proud to support initiative to provide up to 5,000 individual free return trips to members of community and voluntary groups.

# community - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets
# Waterford Walls
# Waterford Walls

Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets

Aug 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 29,908 Views 52 Comments

And they’re doing it with art.

# community - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Rioting in Milwaukee after man fatally shot by police
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Rioting in Milwaukee after man fatally shot by police

Aug 14th 2016, 9:55 AM 12,558 Views 53 Comments

The local mayor appealed for calm.

# community - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia
# Bruff
# Bruff

Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia

Aug 13th 2016, 7:30 AM 22,927 Views 16 Comments

The company behind the development said it will “change the face of dementia care in Ireland”.

# community - Monday 27 June, 2016

Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result
# On Alert
# On Alert

Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result

Jun 27th 2016, 5:17 PM 27,302 Views 133 Comments

Signs stating “Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin” have been posted through letter boxes.

# community - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

These are the 'best kept' towns in Ireland
# Team Effort
# Team Effort

These are the 'best kept' towns in Ireland

Jun 21st 2016, 3:37 PM 49,851 Views 24 Comments

The winners of the all-Ireland competition were announced today.

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